Child Welfare Social Workers
Child welfare social workers help resolve conflict in households with children. While their role specializes in working with a family to build a safe and loving environment for children, they act as a child’s advocate. As such, child welfare social workers play a crucial role in the protection of children from abuse or neglect.
Our Introductory Guide to Child Welfare Social Work describes how child welfare social workers assist vulnerable children and families, and explains the challenges they face on the job. It also offers advice from practicing child welfare social workers on how to prepare for this career.